E-Bulletin For February 2015

February 2015
Feb 08: Altaf Hussain throws a veiled threat at TV anchors amidst controversy over Baldia factory fire. http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_02_2015_003_004
Feb 10: Online newspaper BalochHal is closed after six years of reporting on Balochistan, its editor Malik Siraj Akbar tweets.
Feb 14: A little known group ‘Shura-e-Fidayaan Islam’ or ‘Council of Suicide Bombers of Islam’ has sent Quetta Press Club a “threatening letter” to demand that four Christian journalists be expelled for allegedly “preaching Christianity.”
Feb. 17: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party “ends boycott” of Geo News channel and Jang group publication.
Feb 20: Tribal journalist Rasool Dawar, working for Geo News channel in Peshawar bureau, was taken away by intelligence personnel, backed by uniform soldiers at 5.45pm near his office.
Feb 21: Tribal journalist Rasool Dawar, who works for Geo News channel in Peshawar bureau and taken away by intelligence personnel at 5.45pm near his office on February 20, returned home at 1am after five hours detention.
Feb 25: Dunya News channel’s reporter Munawar Alam survives gun attack in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Jauhar area. http://dunyanews.tv/index.php/en/Pakistan/263849-Dunya-News-reporter-survives-gun-attack-in-Karachi#.VPCOV3ZTlds.twitter
Feb 26: Political administration in Mohmand tribal district serves notice on press club for allowing political meeting-cum-press conference on the premises of club.

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